Francine Kaufman, MD is Chief Medical Officer at Senseonics, a medical technology company focused on the development and commercialization of a long-term, implantable continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) system for people with diabetes.
Dr. Kaufman is a pediatric endocrinologist and has served as director of the Comprehensive Childhood Diabetes Center, and head of the Center for Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism at Children’s Hospital in Los Angeles.
Dr. Kaufman is also a Distinguished Professor Emerita of Pediatrics and Communications at the Keck School of Medicine and the Annenberg School of Communications of the University of Southern California. She was former president of the American Diabetes, chair of the National Diabetes Education Program and elected to the National Academy of Medicine. She also served as Chief Medical Officer and Vice President of Global Clinical, Regulatory and Medical Affairs at Medtronic Diabetes. Dr. Kaufman is the author of over 250 scientific manuscripts and numerous books.